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The multitalented star: Farhan Saeed!

A complete artist with a soothing voice and who can write beautifully!

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Since the brand new era of digital listening of the 2000s, if there is one artist who has captivated audiences through all aspects of their work, it’s the amazing Farhan Saeed. He started off his music career in the Lahore based band Jal replacing Atif Aslam as their lead vocalist. Since then it has been a wonderful journey for Farhan, making his presence known in the music world releasing songs such as ‘PI JAUN’ which was not only an instant hit but later was nominated as the best song of the year in Lux Style Awards the same year.

 

The music world enjoys artists which are deep and have a  strong meaning behind their songs. Out of all the things that musical numbers have to offer, what really sticks in our minds long after the song has ended is the words!  Pakistani music has had very fewer singer-songwriters who not only have the voice to deliver their powerful feelings across but also the art of putting words together in a way that will melt hearts!

We have picked out our favorite singles by Farhan, and if you’re a true music lover, we really hope you would like our picks (NO PRESSURE) : 

TU THORI DER

This particular original by the actor-singer has become a classic love melody, and was even featured with a Bollywood version for Half Girlfriend. A semi-acoustic semi-eastern music fusion with a story too good told through its lyrics:

Dil charkhay da chakkar katteya Dil charkhay da chakkar katteya Vichon nikli tand haye Tand sohne hath yaar sajjan de Dil udde waang patang Dil bhareya vi nai akkhan dulliyan vi nai Kiven dil nu main samjhawan Waqt rukda nahi jiven chaha Tu thodi daer hor tehar ja soneya Tu thodi daer hor tehar ja

 

Maula

Maula: One of 2018’s biggest musical sensations all over Asia and the subcontinent, Maula is a real revival of the originality of eastern pop with traditional influences over its songwriting. A real home run by Farhan Saeed with a thrilling music video, here is a gem from the song:

Gul rang sahraa ho jaaye Firdaus kahin bhi mil jaaye Jo teri aankh karam farmaaye Badal jaaye samaa Wo hai kahin uss paar, mila de Maula Jeena hua dushwar, Mila de Maula Kahin jaaun na main haar, mila de Maula

 

PI JAUN

Pi Jaun: Since its release, Pi Jaun has become one of Pakistan’s most popular eastern pop-rock ballads with a number of covers and versions to its name, thanks to a one-of-its-kind composition and magnificent songwriting. The song is a classic love poem:

Bujhaun kaisay ye aag teray dil main jo laga chukka, sunaun kaisay wo siskiyan jo dil main hun daba chukka Mar main jaun fana ho jaun Kahin main ja k doob jaun

 

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Delay in diagnosis can result in long term disability

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An awareness seminar to highlight the importance of early diagnosis and treatment of arthritis was conducted at the Governor house Punjab, with joint collaboration of Arthritis Care Foundation and Scotmann Pharmaceuticals here in Lahore on Sunday 21 November.

The seminar was chaired by the honorable Governor of Punjab Chaudry Muhammad Sarwar, with awareness sessions conducted by chairperson Arthritis Care Foundation, Prof. Nighat Mir Ahmed, Co-chairperson Prof. Sumaira Farman Raja, and Co-chairperson and General Secretary, Prof. Muhammad Ahmed Saeed, and Dr. Saira E. A. Khan.

According to research done by the Arthritis Care Foundation with funding by World Health Organization, approximately 1 out of every 4th person is suffering from some kind of inflammatory joint disease.  If not diagnosed early, these conditions can result in long-term disability, like Systemic Lupus Erythematosus. State of the art department of Rheumatology with international standards and equipment has been initiated at the Central Park Teaching Hospital, served by highly skilled and qualified specialists and staff. Central Park Teaching Hospital also provides free treatment services for deserving patients with the support of the Arthritis Care Foundation.

 

The seminar highlighted the role of Vitamin D, diet, and exercise for healthy bones and joints, arthritis in children, young and elderly, and the common causes of back pain.

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Peng Salon celebrates Children’s Day, inviting Children Cancer patients for a Spa Day

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This Children’s Day, Peng Salon & Spa, one of the leading hair & skin clinics in Karachi came up with a thoughtful initiative for children suffering from cancer. They invited these young cancer warriors from Indus Hospital for a Spa Day at the salon to mark Children’s Day celebrations. The children were treated with professional salon & spa services for a relaxing & refreshing experience.

 

 

Kaneez Fiza & Nafisa Dawood, Incharge at the Psychosocial department at Indus Hospital, who accompanied the children stated that the children were happy and it was an amazing experience for the children as well as their team at the Peng Salon. According to Kaneez, it was the first time for the children that they had visited a salon and they loved every bit of it and were overjoyed with the experience.

These children, fighting their battle against Cancer, are dreamers – full of innocence, hope and happiness. These little angels enjoyed the services of their choice at the salon and they were all smiles with the kind of pampering they were provided with. Services such as Haircut, hair styling, manicure, pedicure, makeup etc. were provided that made their day extra special.

 

After going through months of grueling treatment, giving these brave warriors such a day was a thoughtful initiative by Peng Salon. Arranging a Spa Day on Children’s Day for these young children to give them moments of joy and happiness was a wonderful idea by the team. Their aim to make these children feel valued, loved and special while helping them make cherishing memories.

Children were overwhelmed with the services they were provided and were all smiles as they left for the hospital again. Thumbs up to Peng Salon for initiating such a thoughtful activity to celebrate Children’s Day!

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5 motivational thoughts to get you motivated by Canadian-Pakistani CEO, Muneeb Mushtaq

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Canadian Pakistani CEO and motivational speaker Muneeb Mushtaq has given us many insightful and empowering thoughts over the years on the basis of his experiences as a young and dynamic businessman. The tech tycoon has been the founder of three tech business ventures and has managed to achieve so much at such a young age. And, he has given back his learning and knowledge by motivating, educating, and mentoring people to be successful in life.

Here are some motivational thoughts by the Forbes awarded entrepreneur Muneeb Mushtaq to get you motivated and beat the Monday blues:

 

  1. Get rid of the useless and negative clutter in your life

 

Muneeb Mushtaq suggests that it is important to subtract some of the unnecessary things from life to realise how insignificant they are. He advises us to get away from the insignificant and negative clutter in order to see an immediate positive impact. Worrying about what others think of us, trying to please everyone are some of the unimportant things we need to remove as soon as possible. According to him “When you remove what’s negative, it’ll add more space for what’s POSITIVE”!

 

  1. Don’t wait, just take the first step

 

The successful entrepreneur recommends us not to wait for other people or for the perfect moment to do what you have always wanted to do. There will never be a perfect time, situation or circumstances that would make you start working on your dreams. He advises us to just take the first step and get started.

 

  1. Failure is the opportunity to start over again, more wisely

 

The dynamic businessman is also of the view that failure provides an invaluable experience that makes it more likely to get success the next time around. He explains: “Till the time you don’t give up, the failures are just learning experiences, helping you to eventually succeed.”

 

  1. Respect the competition

 

Muneeb Mushtaq also shares this motivational thought that competition should be embraced and should be used as a driving force to push you further rather than fearing it. Competition is also a validation that there is a massive market and opportunity in the space to grow further.

 

  1. Change is important

Another motivating thought from Muneeb Mushtaq is that if you want change in life, then you should also be willing to change. He says, “If you are not willing to change, don’t expect your life to either”.

Follow Muneeb Mushtaq on Instagram @MuneebMushtaq for regular motivational posts.

 

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